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Major Wheeler

Ship Designation: 
-
Date Lost: 
Friday, February 6, 1942
U-Boat Attack off East Coast of US
The Freighter SS Major Wheeler was torpedoed by U-107 off the east coast of the US while en route from Puerto Rico to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ... Major Wheeler departed Puerto Rico on February 3, and was never seen or heard from again.

Lost At Sea Log

Number of sailors in this log: 36

Name Service Branchsort descending
A.B. Harvey Green USMM
F/W Kokomo Sullivan USMM
2nd Mate George Harrison USMM
Oiler Julio Tubens USMM
Cook Richardo Hernandez USMM
1st Engineer Walter Sztucinski USMM
Utility Frank Johnson USMM
Radio Officer Thomas Hensley USMM
Chief Engineer William Kane USMM
Chief Mate Irving Loren USMM
O.S. Walter Kon USMM
O.S. William Mcclelland USMM
A.B. John Avellar USMM
Master Frank Losey USMM
Messman Arthur Rose USMM
Wiper Justo Camacho USMM
A.B. Harry Mack USMM
A.B. Nicholas Samillano USMM
Bosun Bernardo Castillo USMM
A.B. Antonio Magbanua USMM

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